institute on taxation and economic policy

Undocumented Immigrants Pay Hundreds of Millions in State Taxes; Full Citizenship Would Benefit the State Even More

March 24, 2016 by MDCEP
By Mark Scott Undocumented immigrants are an important part Maryland’s economy. They make a significant contribution to the state’s public read more

Maryland Immigrants Pay Millions into State Revenue System and Contributions Increase Post Immigration Reform

April 16, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Undocumented workers already pay many local and state taxes, particularly the sale tax and property tax. Two recent executive actions read more

Tax Day 2015! Let’s Celebrate Our Investments

April 15, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
On April 15th our taxes are due and it’s a good time to pause and consider what we’ve invested in. read more

Immigration Reform Boosts Maryland Economy

November 26, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The country and state will reap economic benefits from President Obama’s action on immigration reform. Making more than 3 million read more

Study: Recent EITC Expansion in MD will Make Taxes More Fair, Reduce Inequality

May 15, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Working Marylanders with the lowest earnings will pay slightly less of their income in taxes — 9.9 percent compared to read more

Tax Day: What Do We Pay For, and Who Pays?

April 15, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Tax Day is a good day to remind ourselves that taxes allow our state to make investments that benefit our read more

Study Finds Many Large Corporation are Not Paying their Fair Share; Proposed Legislation Would Help

March 20, 2014 by Sean Miskell
While state lawmakers in Annapolis discuss cutting important services and investments in an effort to balance Maryland’s state budget, we read more

Major US Corporations Not Paying their Fair Share in Federal Taxes

February 26, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Maryland residents filling out their tax forms and paying their monthly utility bills might be surprised to find out that read more